The Volta Regional branch of the opposition NDC has congratulated the newly outdoor-ed running mate to president Mahama for the upcoming 2020 general elections.
In a press released sighted by GhanaVanguard.com, the party in the region said the choosing of Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang as running mate to former president and flagbearer, John Mahama has taken the party a step closer to power in soon to come general elections.
The party also recounted and praised her for how she worked tirelessly towards the completion of the University of Health and Allied Science (UHAS) and the upgrading of the Ho Polytechnic to a technical university.
Below is the full statement;
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/07/2020
VOLTA NDC CONGRATULATES PROF. NAANA JANE OPOKU – AGYEMANG
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region congratulates Prof. Naana Jane Opoku – Agyemang on her nomination and subsequent unanimous approval by our party’s Founder, National Council of Elders and the National Executive Committee (NEC), as the running mate to H.E. John Dramani Mahama for the December 7, 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections.
This single decision by the party has taken us a step closer to power in the upcoming elections.
Former President Mahama’s decision has gladdened our hearts and energized the rank and file of our party in the region.
Prof. Naana Jane Opoku- Agyemang is undoubtedly an exceptionally competent public servant, a trailblazer, an accomplished academic, a humble personality who embraces all, a woman of integrity and a distinguished Ghanaian with international clout – attributes which we believe enhances our chances and assures us of victory on December 7, 2020.
As a region, we recall fondly how she worked tirelessly to complete our flagship University of Health and Allied Sciences, supervised the allocation and completion of many E-Blocks, oversaw the upgrade of the Ho Polytechnic into a Technical University equipped with a modern Amatrol Lab and many other life-changing interventions.
Prof. is a virtuous woman whose track record and love for the Volta Region and Ghana as a whole has never been in doubt.
Our Flagbearer’s choice of her as running mate has deepened our credentials as a social democratic party.
H.E. John Dramani Mahama has taken the philosophy of social democracy, female integration and equal participation in the socio-political development of Ghana to another level in the sub region and beyond. We are therefore not surprised about the international applause this refreshing nomination is receiving.
We marching to victory and we marching to make history together.
God bless this fantastic ticket.
James GUNU Regional Secretary